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Entrepreneurs open up about Parcelly, a new gift box company

Illena (left) and Dasha Shakov (right) pose with a Parcelly. (Photo by Jordan Mady)

Stittsville resident Dasha Shakov, the 20-year-old CEO of Parcelly, got the idea for her business when she missed a family birthday party overseas.

“A lot of our family is in Russia,” the third-year University of Ottawa business student said. “So we were making this care package to send over and we were thinking ‘why isn’t there an easier way to do this?'” Continue reading